The Wire

Magazine

Issue 292

June 2008

Since covering Willie Nelson’s Red Headed Stranger, Carla Bozulich has been shunting alt Country deeper into hardcore Improv territory with her new group. By David Stubbs

The likes of Joe McPhee, Voice Crack and Jojo Hiroshige have all made the pilgrimage to London, Ontario to attend the Canadian noise veterans’ No Music nights. By David Keenan

Adopting the motto ‘all things avant retard’, Vicki Bennett creates witty audio cut-ups and collages that slyly subvert heavily mediated images of Britain. By Phil England

Inspired by La Monte Young and Pandit Pran Nath, the Japanese Fluxus artist explores the “sympathetic resonances” of his homemade bagpipes and horns. By Jim Haynes

The Wu-Tang producer enters the chamber with The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Derek Walmsley

Rutger Zuydervelt tells Chris Sharp why 3" CD-Rs are the perfect medium for his electronic streams of consciousness

Vancouver’s busiest drummer talks about his work with John Butcher, pianist Peggy Lee and more. By Dan Warburton

Chicks On Speed’s Israeli recruit interrogates pop and politics in her performance art piece, Popaganda. By Owen Hatherley

Carsten Nicolai on Hanns Eisler

Traumatic encounters with giants of Improv and modern composition shake Mark Wastell out of his 80s jazz slumber

*Global Ear has taken a spring break and will be back soon

Jazz In New Orleans, by Charles Hersch

Cover Art By: New Music Graphics, by Adrian Shaughnessy

Sound Unbound: Sampling Digital Music And Culture, edited by Paul D Miller aka DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid

Dan Graham versus Fischli & Weiss: Rock My Religion + Punk Cocktail: Zurich Scene 1976–1980 (Film)

Sir Richard Bishop (DVD)

Pan Sonic (DVD)

Céleste Boursier-Mougenot, Paris, France

Heiner Goebbels, London, UK

Whitehouse, London, UK

Leafcutter John + Rob St John + Tissø Lake, London, UK

BLOC Weekend, Hemsby, UK

Présences Électroniques, Paris, France

Stephen Whittington, Adelaide, Australia

MaerzMusik, Berlin, Germany

A Broken Consort
Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting
Paraiso UFO
Æthenor
Tetuzi Akiyama
Arborea
Robbie Basho
Black Paintings
Anthony Braxton
B12
Tom Carter & Christian Kiefer
Rhys Chatham And His Guitar Trio
All-Stars
Clouwbeck
COH + Cosey Fanni Tutti
Jackson Conti
Directing Hand
eRikm
The Fall
Faust
Flying Lotus
Gas
Heiner Goebbels
Dominique Grimaud
Hancock/Richardson/Klein/Jones/Carter/
Tate/Davis/Lavanne/Bryn-Julson
Heidika
Hijokaidan
The Hub
Ken Hyder’s RealTime
Ideal Bread
Ryoji Ikeda
Jacaszek
Sharron Kraus
Graham Lambkin & Jason Lescalleet
The Lexie Mountain Boys
Alan Licht & Aki Onda
Annea Lockwood
Paul Metzger
Kan Mikami
Motorpsycho
Jon Mueller & Jason Kahn
Brendan Murray
Offonoff
Mike Osborne
Mike Osborne Trio
Paavoharju
Chalemagne Palestine
Evan Parker Transatlantic Art Ensemble
Pedal
Pei
Maja SK Ratkje
Nicola Ratti
Tom Recchion
Religious Knives
Riko
Jeffrey Hayden Shurdut
Sissy Spacek
Steinski
Mark Stewart
Tape
The Thing with Ken Vandermark
Trim
Alexander Tucker
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Vajra
Various Berlin Electronics
Various Bollywood Steel Guitar
Various Shadow Music Of Thailand
Various Steppa’s Delight
Yoshi Wada
Dan Warburton & Frederick Farryl Goodwin